Graduate Assistant (Staff), Women's Resource Center

Job description

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Graduate Assistant
Job_Number: 02356
Closing: 03/09/21
Location: Main Campus
Division: Graduate Employment

General Summary

The GA will provide general programming and administrative support for The Women's Resource Center within the Department of Diversity and Community Involvement. The GA will focus on training and development, including the Department of Diversity and Community Involvement training the trainer programs. Other responsibilities include administrative support, event development and facilitation, managing student led programs, fundraising, assessing WRC Program standards, and other duties as assigned by WRC Program Coordinator and Director of Diversity and Community Involvement. This person will work under the supervision of the WRC Program Coordinator.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Supporting DCI implementation of training and development initiatives

Conduct trainings on the topics of diversity, social justice, sexual violence prevention, and other topics as requested

Assist with the development of on-going WRC programs/projects (sexual violence prevention, leadership development initiatives, awareness month programming, etc.)

Work with Event Planning to coordinate logistics for events

Conduct benchmarking related to WRC initiatives

Fundraising for community partners

Assist with creating, disseminating, and analyzing program evaluations and assessments

Maintain process and outcome data for monthly and annual reports.

Maintain weekly office hours in accordance to your graduate assistantship requirements (20/wk)

Actively participate in staff/departmental activities, meetings or other activities.

Represent the office by attending various divisional programs, as needed.

Assist with the daily operations of the office when needed.

Maintain appropriate confidentiality in all forms of communication, complying with FERPA, university, and Diversity and Community Involvement guidelines.

Perform related Departmental and Center duties, as required.


Acceptance to an EMU graduate program related to the work of the Women's Resource Center.

Basic knowledge of feminism, issues impacting minoritized women and femme identified people, gender equity, and/or sexual violence prevention efforts, and social justice education.

Excellent interpersonal communication and facilitation skills.

Ability to work independently, yet collaboratively, and strong interpersonal and facilitation skills are required.

Strong oral and written communication.

Strong organizational skills and experience with event planning.

Experience using empirical research is preferred.

Experience developing programs and working with teams is preferred.

Supplemental Information

Please note: This position is included in the Graduate Assistant Interview Day's (GAID) on March 11 and 12, 2021. You may be contacted by departments to schedule an interview with them individually. Graduate Assistant Interview Day allows candidates to select which departments they are interested to interview with (if they meet the qualifications). Graduate Assistant Job Fair is open to all prospective/current graduate students. Additional information may be found at

For a full-time GA appointment, the University provides a tuition scholarship for up to 18 credit hours in each academic year (September 1 to August 31) of the assistantship.

For graduate assistants who are appointed to part-time positions and for GAs who begin employment after the start of the semester, the number of credit hours covered by the award will be prorated.

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The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

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Are you currently enrolled within a graduate-level program (or higher) with Eastern Michigan University, if not do you have an application currently pending for a graduate-level program (or higher) with Eastern Michigan University?

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Please indicate the graduate/doctoral-level program(s) with Eastern Michigan University in which you are currently enrolled or for which you have an application pending.

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Do you acknowledge that your tuition waiver may be taxable beyond $5250 per year?
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Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time